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Pessen, Edward, 1920-1992
Jacksonian America; society, personality, and politics
Homewood, Ill., Dorsey Press, 1969
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 3rd Floor  E338 .P4    AVAILABLE
Subject United States -- History -- 1815-1861
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Physical Description xi, 408 p. 23 cm
Note "Bibliographical essay": p. 352-393
Contents Introduction: the continuing fascination of the Jacksonian era -- The Jacksonian character: a contemporary portrait of American personality, traits, and values -- The less than egalitarian society -- Social developments in the Jacksonian era -- Jacksonian capitalism: agriculture, labor, and industry -- Jacksonian capitalism: transportation, commerce, and banking -- The new political system of the Jacksonian era -- The new men of politics -- The rise of major parties: democratic and Whig theory and practice -- Who were the democrats? Who were the Whigs? The major parties' differences evaluated -- The ideological parties of the Jacksonian era: the minor parties revisited -- Reflections on the political issues of the Jacksonian era -- Conclusion
Series Dorsey series in American history

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